The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 233 199 170
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -29
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 207 258 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.96% 1.15% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.37% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 224 252
Median daily rate £650 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £308 £480
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -35.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18217 18803 18933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.83% 83.68% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 13421 13967
Median daily rate £485 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 227 247
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -31 51 £650 +8.33% 17
Canary Wharf - 4 £650 -
Docklands, London -1 1 £515 -
Westminster - 1 £575 -
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 184 (52.57%) Front Office
2 164 (46.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 156 (44.57%) Banking
4 155 (44.29%) Low Latency
5 150 (42.86%) Multithreading
6 134 (38.29%) Java
7 130 (37.14%) Finance
8 115 (32.86%) C++
9 109 (31.14%) Linux
10 100 (28.57%) Fixed Income
11 96 (27.43%) FIX Protocol
11 96 (27.43%) Unix
12 95 (27.14%) Algorithmic Trading
13 92 (26.29%) C#
14 80 (22.86%) SQL
15 79 (22.57%) Investment Banking
16 76 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
17 66 (18.86%) TIBCO
18 63 (18.00%) Oracle
19 55 (15.71%) Rendezvous
20 51 (14.57%) Python
21 50 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
22 48 (13.71%) .NET
22 48 (13.71%) Multithreaded Programming
23 45 (12.86%) Reuters
24 44 (12.57%) SQL Server
25 43 (12.29%) Derivative
26 42 (12.00%) RMDS
27 38 (10.86%) Equities
27 38 (10.86%) STL

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (0.86%) Apache Spark
2 3 (0.86%) Confluence
3 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.29%) Apache
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.29%) MS Project
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (12.00%) RMDS
2 6 (1.71%) ION MarketView
3 4 (1.14%) Summit
4 2 (0.57%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.43%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.43%) Firewall
3 6 (1.71%) Multicast
4 3 (0.86%) VPN
4 3 (0.86%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.57%) BGP
5 2 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.57%) DHCP
5 2 (0.57%) DNS
5 2 (0.57%) Internet
5 2 (0.57%) MPLS
5 2 (0.57%) NGN
5 2 (0.57%) OSPF
5 2 (0.57%) RIP
5 2 (0.57%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (0.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.57%) KDB
3 10 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.00%) Kdb+
5 6 (1.71%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.43%) Tick Data
7 4 (1.14%) DB2
8 3 (0.86%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.29%) Big Data
9 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.29%) MySQL
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (6.00%) JUnit
2 17 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.43%) JIRA
5 10 (2.86%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.29%) Maven
7 7 (2.00%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.71%) Hudson
8 6 (1.71%) Subversion
9 5 (1.43%) IntelliJ
9 5 (1.43%) NUnit
9 5 (1.43%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.57%) Ant
10 2 (0.57%) Bower
10 2 (0.57%) CMake
10 2 (0.57%) Gradle
10 2 (0.57%) Grunt
10 2 (0.57%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.57%) SCons
10 2 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 184 (52.57%) Front Office
2 156 (44.57%) Banking
3 130 (37.14%) Finance
4 79 (22.57%) Investment Banking
5 22 (6.29%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.57%) Publishing
7 3 (0.86%) Advertising
8 2 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Retail
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 248 (70.86%) Developer
2 92 (26.29%) Java Developer
3 83 (23.71%) C++ Developer
4 79 (22.57%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 64 (18.29%) C# Developer
6 51 (14.57%) Analyst
7 37 (10.57%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 29 (8.29%) Senior Developer
9 27 (7.71%) Support Analyst
10 24 (6.86%) Front Office Developer
11 23 (6.57%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
12 21 (6.00%) Low Latency C++ Developer
12 21 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
13 20 (5.71%) Unix Support
14 19 (5.43%) Business Analyst
14 19 (5.43%) Unix Analyst
14 19 (5.43%) Unix Support Analyst
15 17 (4.86%) Electronic Trading Support
16 16 (4.57%) Low Latency Java Developer
17 15 (4.29%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (27.43%) FIX Protocol
2 55 (15.71%) Rendezvous
3 48 (13.71%) .NET
4 38 (10.86%) STL
5 36 (10.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 26 (7.43%) WPF
7 23 (6.57%) AngularJS
8 22 (6.29%) HTML
9 18 (5.14%) HTML5
9 18 (5.14%) Middleware
9 18 (5.14%) WinForms
10 14 (4.00%) Ultra Messaging
11 12 (3.43%) CSS
12 11 (3.14%) Node.js
13 10 (2.86%) CSS3
13 10 (2.86%) Spring
14 9 (2.57%) .NET Framework
14 9 (2.57%) Swing
14 9 (2.57%) WCF
15 8 (2.29%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 164 (46.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 100 (28.57%) Fixed Income
3 50 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (12.29%) Derivative
5 38 (10.86%) Equities
6 33 (9.43%) Algorithms
7 22 (6.29%) Computer Science
8 21 (6.00%) Fintech
9 20 (5.71%) User Experience
10 15 (4.29%) N-Tier
11 12 (3.43%) Mathematics
11 12 (3.43%) TWAP
11 12 (3.43%) VWAP
12 11 (3.14%) Virtual Team
13 9 (2.57%) Credit Derivative
14 7 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
15 5 (1.43%) Physics
15 5 (1.43%) SCADA
16 4 (1.14%) Data Structures
16 4 (1.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 109 (31.14%) Linux
2 96 (27.43%) Unix
3 36 (10.29%) Windows
4 20 (5.71%) Solaris
5 8 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.71%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (44.29%) Low Latency
2 150 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 95 (27.14%) Algorithmic Trading
4 76 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (13.71%) Multithreaded Programming
6 37 (10.57%) OO
7 34 (9.71%) Risk Management
8 32 (9.14%) E-Commerce
8 32 (9.14%) Market Making
9 26 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (7.14%) High Availability
11 21 (6.00%) TDD
12 20 (5.71%) Workflow
13 19 (5.43%) OOD
14 17 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (4.57%) Data Management
16 15 (4.29%) DevOps
16 15 (4.29%) Migration
16 15 (4.29%) Scrum
16 15 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (38.29%) Java
2 115 (32.86%) C++
3 92 (26.29%) C#
4 80 (22.86%) SQL
5 51 (14.57%) Python
6 25 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.14%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.86%) MATLAB
9 9 (2.57%) Ruby
9 9 (2.57%) Scala
10 8 (2.29%) Perl
11 6 (1.71%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.71%) C
12 5 (1.43%) Tcl
13 4 (1.14%) R
14 3 (0.86%) VBA
14 3 (0.86%) XAML
15 2 (0.57%) Haskell
16 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (8.29%) Degree
2 2 (0.57%) CCIE
2 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.29%) MCSE
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.57%) MiFID
2 12 (3.43%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.29%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (0.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (2.00%) Puppet
2 5 (1.43%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.86%) Ansible
5 2 (0.57%) Endace
5 2 (0.57%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 66 (18.86%) TIBCO
2 63 (18.00%) Oracle
3 45 (12.86%) Reuters
4 36 (10.29%) ION Trading
5 17 (4.86%) Bloomberg
6 14 (4.00%) FXall
7 13 (3.71%) Currenex
7 13 (3.71%) Solace
8 11 (3.14%) Sun
9 9 (2.57%) Cisco
9 9 (2.57%) Sybase
10 8 (2.29%) Informatica
10 8 (2.29%) Juniper
10 8 (2.29%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.00%) Cognizant
12 6 (1.71%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.71%) Calypso
12 6 (1.71%) Murex
13 5 (1.43%) Microsoft
14 4 (1.14%) Talarian
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